Ice Castles returns to Colorado after two years

Families enter the Dillon Ice Castles on opening night Dec. 28, 2019. The ice castles won't return to Dillon this year, but will be in Cripple Creek.
Photo by Liz Copan / Summit Daily archives

Winter is coming – and so too are the Ice Castles.

The popular frozen attraction will return to Colorado following a two-year hiatus and set up in a new location in Cripple Creek.

Construction of the Ice Castles’ famous ice slides, tunnels, towers and crawl spaces will begin in October “in hopes of opening in late December, or early January, depending on the weather,” according to an announcement posted on social media.

Tickets will go on sale closer to the opening date.

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